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LISC Applauds HEARTH Focus on Homelessness

Posted: May 28, 2009 – 12:13 PM EST

May 28 /CSRwire/ - NEW YORK, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing Act (HEARTH Act) will help communities tackle difficult issues surrounding homelessness by providing critical new resources for emergency housing, offering incentives for developing permanent...

Novelis Takes Aluminum Can Recycling to New Heights

Posted: May 22, 2009 – 11:32 AM EST

May 22 /CSRwire/ - ATLANTA, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Aluminum company Novelis Inc. announced today that it recycled an estimated 39 billion aluminum beverage cans in the past year, a new company record. Novelis is the world's largest producer of flat-rolled aluminum and...

Yellow Pages Group Takes Action by Changing the World, One Step at a Time With Green Communities Canada and Equiterre

Posted: Apr 22, 2009 – 01:47 PM EST

Apr. 22 /CSRwire/ - MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 04/22/09 -- Promoting ethical consumption, implementing a more efficient energy-saving policy, reducing business travel and producing directories in a responsible way... These are just a few examples of actions to be taken on...

Paramount Pictures Celebrates 14th Annual Viacommunity Day

Posted: Apr 16, 2009 – 01:57 PM EST

Employee Volunteerism Effort to Benefit Schools, Hospitals and Charities Across the Globe

Jean-Michel Cousteau and Ocean Futures Society Launch Public Campaign on Toxic Flame Retardants, Impacts on Human Health and Marine Environment

Posted: Apr 09, 2009 – 10:34 AM EST

Apr. 09 /CSRwire/ - OFS' Latest Investigation Into Killer Whales, Premiering April 22 in a Two-Hour PBS Special, "Call of the Killer Whale," Enters the Domain of Human Health, Raising Urgent Concerns About an Increasingly Global Problem and an Impending Crisis for the...

Trish Karter, CEO of Dancing Deer Baking Co. to Ride Bicycle 1,500 Miles for Homeless Families

Posted: Mar 31, 2009 – 10:22 AM EST

Mar. 31 /CSRwire/ - 15-Day Journey From Atlanta to Boston Will Shine Spotlight on Nation's Homeless Mothers and Their Families Karter: "In a sinking economy, a company's lifeline is not just its cash balance, but its mission." BOSTON, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) --...

Wal-Mart, AFL-CIO, and 140 Other Powerful Entities Urge President Obama, Congress to Prioritize Global Development and Foreign Assistance Reform

Posted: Mar 17, 2009 – 11:32 AM EST

Mar. 17 /CSRwire/ - March 17, 2009 (WASHINGTON): Leaders from diverse communities today sent an open letter to President Obama and Congressional leaders urging them to "make modernization of our foreign assistance programs a priority… [and] make global development a co-equal pillar of...

MS&L Launches Proprietary Social Activism Marketing Offering to Leverage New Age of Cause Marketing

Posted: Feb 25, 2009 – 01:19 PM EST

Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - BOSTON, MA. - February 25, 2009 – MS&L, one of the world's leading communications firms, today announced the launch of its Social Activism Marketing specialty, a bold approach that blends the power of corporate social responsibility and cause marketing...

Increased Funding Required for Program to Help Needy Pay Energy Costs, Community Advocates, Entergy Employees Tell Congress

Posted: Feb 11, 2009 – 04:16 PM EST

Feb. 11 /CSRwire/ - WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Increased funding is needed if the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program is to help the growing number of first-time applicants who have fallen victim to the recession. More than 25 community advocates and...

New Balance Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Partnership

Posted: Feb 03, 2009 – 09:27 AM EST

Feb. 03 /CSRwire/ - BOSTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- New Balance announced today that 2009 marks the company's 20th year as a proud sponsor of Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R). New Balance will celebrate this anniversary with the introduction of a pink...

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